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‘A Long Day in a Tin Can’
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New Zealand Railways hostesses recall working the main trunk line in the 1970’s and 80's.
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‘I Am the Last Tram’
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In December 1956 Graham Voitre was asked to paint ‘I Am the Last Tram’ on the side of tram number 242.
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‘You’ve kicked me’: Tram Conductresses
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Auckland’s tramway was initially a public/private venture by the British Electric Traction Company in London and the Auckland Borough Councils but was taken over by the Auckland City Corporation in 1919. It flourished for 40 years but street tramways fell out of favour and were replaced by diesel and trolleybuses in a modernisation programme after the Second World War. Auckland’s last trams ran on 30 December 1956 (although they run regularly at MOTAT).
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MOTAT’s Queen of the Rails
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How one of Auckland’s Last Trams contributed to the beginings of the Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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The Arrival of a MOTAT Icon
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As part of the Registry team's Collection Review we delve into researching the MOTAT Collection. Here is some research I have been undertaking.
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A Platform for the Future: Auckland Rapid Transit
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The plan for Auckland’s electric metro rail that included an underground CBD loop from 50 years ago.
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